Every year the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship awards up to $40,000, for two to three years, to approximately 45 students throughout the country to help them complete their bachelor’s degree.  If you are interested in applying for the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Scholarship, and meet the minimum eligibility requirements listed below, please fill out an application at www.jkcf.org.

Jack Kent Cooke scholarship

The deadline for all application materials is November 27, 2018.


  • Be a current student at an accredited US community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by January 1, 2019 or a recent graduate (since 2014).
  • Plan to enroll full-time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2019.
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 3.5 or higher
  • Have significant unmet financial need.
  • Have not previously been nominated for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
  • No previous enrollment or attendance at a four-year institution.

Bridgewater State University Merit Transfer Scholarship
Bridgewater State University awards one Massasoit student a full tuition and fees scholarship.
Eligibility requirements and the application process can be found here.

Bridgewater State University Transfer Transitions Scholarship
Bridgewater State University awards four Massasoit students a one-time $1,000 scholarship.
Eligibility requirements and the application process can be found here.

University of Massachusetts Boston Foster Furcolo Scholarship
Massasoit Community College nominates one Massasoit student to be considered for  a full tuition and fees scholarship.
Eligibility requirements and the application process can be found here.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Transfer Scholarship:
The University of Massachusetts Amherst awards a number of scholarships to students who are transferring from a Massachusetts Community College. More information and an application can be found here.

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Transfer Scholarship:
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth considers students for merit scholarships. 
Scholarships awarded are renewable for a maximum of four semesters. 
To be considered for a scholarship a student must:

  • Apply for admissions by March 1st for fall enrollment (no separate scholarship application is needed)
  • Have a  3.25 or higher grade point average at time of application
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident
  • Plan to attend as a full-time student in the fall

For more information, contact Darcy Stevens at dstevens@umassd.edu

New England Transfer Association Scholarship:
Each year the New England Transfer Association Awards a number of $1,000 scholarships to students transferring from a NETA affiliated 2-year institution to a NETA affiliated 4-year institution.  Click here for more information and to print out an application.

Lasell College Transfer Scholarships
Lasell College may offer highly motivated full-time transfer students one of our transfer merit scholarships. Selection for these scholarships is based on the applicant's cumulative college GPA at the time they apply for admission. These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of 3 consecutive years pending satisfactory academic and judicial standing. Click here.
Deans Scholarship  - $12,000
Founders Scholarship  - $10,000
Laser Award  - $5,000

Emerson Next Step Scholarship:
This scholarship is a half-tuition award (toward the cost of full-time attendance).  Students must plan to earn an associate’s degree with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 from one of the participating community colleges by the time they matriculate at Emerson.  The deadline to apply is April 1st.  This scholarship is limited to fall term enrollment and students must apply for transfer admission by March 15th.    More information on this scholarship can be found here.

Western New England University Transfer Scholarship:
Beginning for the fall of 2016 term, this merit-based scholarship will be awarded to all students who enroll at Western New England University with a 2.5 grade point average and their Associate’s Degree. It guarantees recipients the maximum transfer merit award of $13,000 per year and $2,000 additional for Phi Theta Kappa members.  More information can be found here.

The University of Maine Transfer Scholarship:
In addition to offering NEBHE tuition, The University of Maine is offering a renewable $2,000 transfer scholarship to any admissible New England Regional Program transfer student who applies by June 1st.  The transfer website provides a link to details regarding NEBHE Regional Student Program transfer scholarships. More information can be found here.

Vital Impact Scholarship: Life-changing scholarships for women over 35:
Vital Impact currently distributes scholarships to mature women, aged 35 or older, living in Massachusetts, who are embarking on a career transition. Candidates must meet eligibility requirements, and are subject to a rigorous review and interview process. Consideration will be given to special circumstances that have been overcome and the goals of the applicant. The Vital Impact Scholarships are up to $2,000. Information and an application.

Four-Year College Scholarship Opportunities

American International College
Ana Maria College
Bay Path University
Boston University
Bryant University
Clark University
Curry College
Emmanuel College
Fitchburg State University
Johnson and Wales University
Lasell College
Lesley University
Lynn University
Merrimack College
Nichols College
Northeastern University
Regis College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Roger Williams University
Sacred Heart University
Smith College
Springfield College
Stonehill College
Suffolk University
University of Massachusetts/Boston
University of Massachusetts/Lowell
University of New Haven
Western New England University
Wheelock College

Additional Scholarship Websites

Big Future/College Board

CSS | Financial Aid Profile
eduPASS (International students)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
MassCIS Website
New England Board Of Education
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships
Scholarship America
United Negro College Fund